The West Coast Clock & Watch Museum (WCCWM) opened September
and is located in the Whatcom Museum of History and Art in
Bellingham Washington The West Coast Clock and Watch Museum
exhibit resembles a 19th Century
clock maker's shop. Visitors are amazed at the scope of the collection
and the examples of craftsmanship in each timepiece. The museum
exhibits one of the largest collection of Pocket Watches, Clocks and
Horological tools west of the Mississippi River. The exhibit is popular
with youth and senior groups. In the first year of operation, the
exhibit had over 100,000 visitors.
West Coast Clock and Watch Museum
Whatcom Museum of History and Art
OLD CITY HALL BUILDING
121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Photo by David Scherrer
National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (nawcc) members from the Western United States and Western Canada have organized themselves to support the museum by forming a distinct NAWCC chapter known as “Friends of the West Coast Clock & Watch Museum, Chapter 180”.
The museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community based organization and supported solely on the donations of supporters in the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors' Chapter 180, Friends of the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum and other gifting Chapters.
Bellingham, Washington is about 90 miles north of Seattle, 21 miles south of the Canadian border and about 52 miles south of Vancouver, B.C. The City encompasses about 28 square miles, with north Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands to the west and snow-capped Mount Baker and the North Cascade mountains to the east. Whether for the weekend or an extended stay, Bellingham offers a break from the ordinary. With magnificent natural scenery, Mt. Baker skiing and snowboarding, hiking, arts and theatre, charming villages and waterfront adventures like whale watching, the Bellingham Mt. Baker region is a unique area of Washington state.
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